Thank You for visiting the Rio Hondo Amateur Radio Club! We are based out of Whittier, CA and serve the City of Whittier as their Disaster Communications Volunteers. We hold weekly on-air nets every Wednesday at 8pm on our repeaters located in the Whittier Hills (146.175 MHz (+), PL 156.7 Hz; at 223.94 MHz (-), […]

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PLEASE be aware this coming Monday the 13th, we will NOT be having our normal meeting. Every year in March we Celebrate the Club’s Birthday! The Birthday Party starts at 6PM and will be held at the Sizzler Restaurant in La Mirada in the back Banquet room  (15252 Rosecrans Ave, La Mirada, CA  90638). As always there […]

Presentation This Monday NIGHT!

Our presenter at the January meeting will be Chief Scott Edson, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  In our circles he is also known as W6EDS.  He will speak on the following: ·         An introduction to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD); ·         The current analog LASD Communications System; ·         The new digital Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System […]

REMINDER! The Rio Hondo Amateur Radio Club Christmas Party will be held this coming Monday, December 12th, at the Sizzler Restaurant, 15252 Rosecrans Ave, La Mirada, CA, between Alicante Rd. and La Mirada Blvd.starting at 6:00 PM. All members and their guest are invited. You will have the opportunity for some pretty great items from […]

November 14th Guest Speaker...

How to Work Amateur Satellites with Your HT With Clint Bradford (K6LCS) “You do not need 100W of transmit power nor expensive antenna arrays to work FM amateur satellites! Many hams already have the necessary equipment to “work the birds.” This presentation will walk you through ALL the steps needed to successfully work several ham satellites.” work-sat.com […]

          On-foot transmitter hunting sessions take place regularly in parks and wilderness spaces around southern California.  The next one will be Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Bonelli Regional Park.  These sessions are suitable for both beginner and intermediate level transmitter hunters.  All ages are welcome, so bring the family.  A ham […]

October 10th Guest Speaker...

“Transmitter Hunting for the Whole Family By Joe Moell K0OV It began at ARRL conventions in the 1930s as hams used crystal diodes and headphones to detect and locate hidden radio transmitters.  Now it’s a regular ham radio activity that everyone in the family can enjoy, either on foot in a neighborhood park or in […]

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